beat out

verb

Definition of beat out 

transitive verb

1 : to make or perform by or as if by beating

2 : to mark or accompany by beating

3 : to turn (a routine ground ball or a bunt) into a hit in baseball by fast running to first base

First Known Use of beat out

1588, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of beat out was in 1588

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